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  • New Furniture for Patient Rooms

    On Saturday, August 10 th, Ashley County Medical Center rolled out 153 pieces of new patient furniture to add comfort, quality, and modernization to your hospital experience. This was the first major new bed and furniture purchase in more than 20 years. The project began several years ago with research and trials of various vendors and furniture. Most importantly with attention of the patient as ...
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  • ASHLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS ARKANSAS' FIRST FUJIFILM ASPIRE CRISTALLE WITH DIGITAL BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS

    Ashley County Medical Center upgrades digital mammography solution designed to improve visibility to enable diagnostic confidence, increase patient comfort and improve the patient experience FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and medical informatics solutions, announced today that Ashley County Medical Center has recently invested in new upgrades to its ...
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  • ACMC Welcome Dr. Sarahrose Webster

    Crossett, AR, June 10, 2019- Ashley County Medical Center welcomes Dr. Sarahrose Webster to their team. A native of Seattle, Washington, Webster received her medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Her residency training in General Surgery was completed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Webster is certified by the American Board ...
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  • ACMC Welcomes New Provider Cyndi Bryan and New Clinic

    Ashley County Medical Center Welcomes Cyndi Bryan, FNP-BC as their newest provider at their new clinic, Ashley Family Clinic. Cyndi received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She went on to receive her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Practitioner from Mississippi University for Women. Ashley County Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer, ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center, ANGELS Improve Care for Mothers with High-Risk Pregnancies

    Ashley County Medical Center and the UAMS-led ANGELS program recently upgraded networking technology at the medical center so mothers from the region with high-risk pregnancies can get the care they need closer to home. Founded in 2003 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) is an innovative ...
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  • Community Connection: A Message from our CEO

    Dear staff and friends of Ashley County Medical Center, What an exciting last quarter we have had at Ashley County Medical Center! ACMC was named a stroke ready site, joined a movement to reduce specimen errors, and awarded the Betty A. Lowe MD Award. Ashley County Medical Center was named as an Arkansas Stroke Ready Hospital (ArSRH) by the Arkansas Department of Health. Hospitals designated as ...
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  • After 37 Years, Dr. Gresham is Moving!

    Dr Gresham will be leaving the group after June 30 of this year with plans to move out of the area and closer to family. Dr Gresham has served in Crossett as a family doctor for the past 37 years. While his dedication will be missed in the practice and in the community, we certainly wish him all the best in his next adventure. Meanwhile, it is important to us that you have all the facts and know ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health with Stroke Designation

    Ashley County Medical Center has been recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) as an Arkansas Stroke Ready Hospital (ArSRH). “With stroke, every second counts. Each hour of delay in stroke treatment ages the brain close to 4 years and increases the chances of permanent disability,” said Appathurai Balamurugan, MD, DrPH, State Chronic Disease Director and Medical Director ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Joins Arkansas Movement to Reduce Specimen Errors

    Crossett, Ark. – Ashley County Medical Center is partnering with American Data Network PSO (ADNPSO) in an initiative aimed at collecting and analyzing Specimen events which are prevalent, costly and can lead to serious medical mistakes including diagnostic errors and inappropriate treatments. “Laboratory testing is essential to medical decision-making. Unfortunately, mix-ups and ...
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  • Congratulations to ACMC's 2019 New Year Baby

    Congratulations to ACMC's 2019 New Year Baby, Korey Kay’Ceon Atkins! Korey arrived on January 1, 2019, at 3:45 PM, weighing 6lbs 5 oz. and is welcomed by mom, LaSonya Taylor, and dad, Keoddrick Atkins. Pictured with the family are Dr. Gomez, Pediatrician, and Dr. Rushton, OB/GYN. Korey was presented a basket of baby essentials from ACMC! Congratulations on your new bundle of joy!!
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  • Arkansas Children's Forum Highlights Focus on Improving Child Health Statewide

    Recognizes Champions for Children, Including Walmart & Nursery Alliance Arkansas Children’s leaders shared a vision to significantly improve overall child health in the state on Wednesday as part of the Arkansas Children’s Foundation’s annual Children’s Forum. The forum highlighted the work of Arkansas Children’s partners, including Walmart and Legal Aid of ...
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  • A Message from Our CEO:

    Dear staff and friends of Ashley County Medical Center, Summer 2018 has flown past us! I hope each of you have had a nice and safe summer with your family. We have had a lot of exciting events happening at Ashley County Medical Center since our last Newsletter went out. Ashley County Medical Center has joined Arkansas Children’s Hospital Nursery Alliance. The announcement took place in June ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Receives Award for Quality Performance Measures

    The Ashley County Medical Center, in Crossett, AR, recently received an award for achieving quality in performance measures for critical access hospitals (CAHs). One of only five hospitals in the state to receive the award, it was presented by the Arkansas Department of Health and the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (AFMC). The presentation was made during the Critical Access Hospital ...
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  • ACMC, Serves Role in The Southeast Regional Emergency Preparedness in Arkansas

    Crossett, AR, July 10, 2018- Ashley County Medical Center, ACMC, serves an active role in the Southeast Regional Emergency Preparedness in Arkansas. ACMC was recently selected to house one of four Mobile Hospital Trailers in the state. “We are privileged to house one of four mobile hospital trailers in the state of Arkansas,” says Phillip Gilmore, CEO of Ashley County Medical Center. ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Joins Arkansas Children's Hospital Nursery Alliance

    Ashley County Medical Center (ACMC) announced today that it is joining Arkansas Children’s Hospital Nursery Alliance, which coordinates care between neonatologists at ACH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and physicians in Ashley County Medical Center’s nursery to help further improve the quality of newborn care. Ashley County Medical Center is the newest hospital member of ...
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  • Ashley Health Services Participates in Skills Lab

    On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Ashley Health Services participated in a Skills Lab. This exercise was to determine and validate the use of AIDET with a Promise and to ensure the patient experience is pleasant and meaningful. It was also beneficial in creating a teamwork atmosphere and using this tool to see other staff member’s positions and how they deal with patients. We began with a huddle to ...
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  • ACMC Staff has recently undergone ARORA, Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency, in-services

    ACMC Staff has recently undergone ARORA, Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency, in-services. Did you know that by joining the Arkansas Donor Registry, you can save and enhance up to 75 lives through organ, tissue, and eye donation? The Arkansas Donor Registry is a confidential data bank maintained by ARORA. If you would like to become an organ donor go to donatelifearkansas.org to register ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett Receives Honorable Mention Award at the 10th Anniversary AR SAVES Conference

    Ashley County Medical Center has been awarded the Honorable Mention Award at the tenth anniversary AR SAVES Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas for being "most improved" in the care of stroke patients. The medical center is one of six hospitals selected as winners of this year's Honorable Mention Award. Sites were chosen based on meeting basic requirements of an AR SAVES site and by ...
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  • $600K Grant to Expand Mental Health Services in Ashley County

    Crossett, ARK - The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded a $600,000 grant to the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership (ARHP) for the creation of the ARHP-Outreach Program (ARHP-OP). The three-year project will expand health care service delivery by increasing prevention, education, and access to mental and behavioral health services to residents of Ashley County and other rural ...
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  • ACMC Board Heavy-Hearted Due to Lack of EMS Funding Solution

    Crossett, AR, May 1, 2018— To continue our 110-year legacy of service to the citizens of Ashley County, we at Ashley County Medical Center (ACMC) believe that you cannot put a price tag on a life. With this mission, we took it upon ourselves to sustain Ashley County’s current Emergency Medical Service when approached by FAST ambulance service in April 2017. That is when the service ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center's Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program becomes a Medicare Certified Diabetes Self-Management Education program through AADE-Accreditation

    Crossett, AR — Ashley County Medical Center’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), a National Accredited Organization (NAO), certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This will allow the people with Diabetes in and around ...
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  • Community Connection - Edition 3

    A Message from Our CEO: Dear staff and friends of Ashley County Medical Center, As the first of March has arrived, hopefully that means warmer and drier weather to come along with it. Ashley County Medical Center is preparing for their Nineteenth Annual Event that will be taking place on April 27th. This year we are celebrating the hospital's 110-year anniversary serving the residents of ...
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  • ACMC Welcomes Jenny Murphy, MNSc, APRN, FNP-C to Their Team

    Crossett, AR, January 2, 2018—Ashley County Medical Center Welcomes Jenny Murphy, MNSc, APRN, FNP-C as their newest provider at the Hamburg Health Clinic. Jenny has worked at ACMC for 9 years serving in a number of areas such as Labor and Delivery, 2- Center, Surgery, and other areas of the hospital as needed. She received her nursing degree from Baptist Health School of Nursing. She went on ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Receives Gold Standard of Excellence in Nursing Award

    Crossett, Arkansas – Hurst Ratings and Analytics has recognized the nursing staff at Ashley County Medical Center with The Hurst Gold Standard of Nursing Award for achieving excellence in quality nursing, which significantly contributes to the hospital’s overall patient satisfaction rating. “Being recognized with The Hurst Gold Standard of Nursing Award is an honor for our ...
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  • Newsletter-July Edition

    A Message from Our CEO: It is an exciting time at Ashley County Medical Center as we grow to better serve our family, friends, and neighbors of Southeast Arkansas. I would like to welcome our two new OB/GYNS, Dr. James Brown and Dr. Ira Murphy. Dr. Brown and Murphy join Dr. Stewart Rushton at Ashley Women’s Health Services in Crossett. It really is a blessing to have three board certified ...
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